Edward Barbier to launch latest book “Economics for a Fragile Planet” March 10

University Distinguished Professor of Economics Dr. Edward B. Barbier will deliver a seminar on his forthcoming book Economics for a Fragile Planet on Thursday, March 10, as part of the economics department’s seminar series. The event, which is free and open to the public, will start at 4 p.m. in Clark Building A, Room 205.  […]

CSU promotes Economics faculty members Tavani, Numa, Fremstad

Three faculty members of the CSU Department of Economics have received promotions, effective July 1, 2021. Guy Numa and Anders Fremstad have both been granted tenure and promoted to Associate Professor. Daniele Tavani has been promoted to full Professor.   The department celebrates the accomplishments of our dedicated and richly talented faculty, whose research and commitments to […]

Winter 2019/Spring 2020 CLA Magazine featuring Professor Stephan Weiler now available

The Winter 2019/Spring 2020 edition of the CLA Magazine is now available for your viewing pleasure! The Liberal Arts Magazine showcases stories from faculty, students, and alumni on universal topics. In this issue, we apply the lenses of the liberal arts to place and space. Our department’s article highlights the work of Professor Stephan Weiler […]

Dr. Elissa Braunstein named Chair of the Economics Department

Please congratulate Professor Elissa Braunstein on being appointed the Chair of the Department of Economics, effective November 1, 2018. This is a 5-year appointment. Dr. Braunstein is a Professor of Economics at Colorado State University, as well an Editor for the journal Feminist Economics. Most recently she worked for 2.5 years as a Senior Economist […]

Getting REDI: New institute focuses on economics of rural and urban areas

“Rural areas are surprisingly entrepreneurial.” That is one of the findings from Colorado State University Professor Stephan Weiler and his fellow researchers who recently studied startups and business creation in both rural and urban areas. The findings also showed that the businesses created in these rural areas tend to be more resilient than urban startups […]

The Divide Between Rural and Urban America, in 6 Charts

By Brian Thiede, Lillie Greiman, Stephan Weiler, Steven C. Beda and Tessa Conroy Editor’s note: We’ve all heard of the great divide between life in rural and urban America. But what are the factors that contribute to these differences? We asked sociologists, economists, geographers and historians to describe the divide from different angles. The data […]